In order to continue to develop and maintain its culture as a dynamic centre of excellence for both students and staff, the leadership at the British School in the Netherlands carefully balances intentional and emergent approaches around whole school improvement priorities. Read about this intentionally constructed strategy and how it supports sustained success over the long term. By Sue Aspinall
In celebration of the ILA’s 3rd birthday (Huzzah!) and a moment of levity, read about how the ILA Team is managing this period of quarantine. Book recommendations, recipes, sanity-savers and silly hats!
As a school leader the number of choices that have to be made is only magnified – so, how can school leaders become more effective decision makers by reducing stress and/or irrational decision making? by Liz Free
We still need to welcome people. We still need to ensure they can do their job. In fact, getting all of this right now might be more important than ever before, as the global situation is uncertain. by Liz Jones
marking and feedback plays an integral part of a teacher’s working day. It provides important information on what a student has understood; an opportunity to identify pupil misconceptions; next steps and how to move learning forward. Is this what is happening in the classroom? by Jared Cawley
After moving to a new country you may not know a lot of local tricks. Living in a foreign country is an adventure. by Liz Jones
Are we heading towards the perfect storm of reduced teacher supply, reduced fit-for-purpose and significantly increased demand that could threaten the very concept of international schooling? by Liz Free
How Junior School Leidschenveen is ensuring that mental health and wellbeing awareness becomes an intrinsic element of teaching, learning and thriving in our school by Karren van Zoest and Rhiannon Phillips-Bianco
The Rethinking Education & ILA Team answer questions that reveal their true nature (AKA Holiday silliness). Enjoy!
Come with me on a short, but sweet journey into ‘my world’ at the ILA where passion and perfect timing comes together to deliver great food to amazing people. by Richard Hughes